Guidance

High hedges complaints: prevention and cure

Guidance for local authorities on how to process complaints made about neighbouring high hedges.

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High hedges complaints: prevention and cure

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Appendix: sample forms and letters

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Complaint form: high hedges

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Letter to local authorities regarding remedial works

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Guidance for local authorities on how to process complaints made about neighbouring high hedges.

A letter to local authorities regarding remedial works was published on 20 April 2006 and is available to download on this page.

Supplementary guidance on matters relating to high hedges was published on 11 July 2008.

Update: Queries regarding high hedges appeals should now be directed to the High Hedges Appeals Team, The Planning Inspectorate, Room 4/04 Kite Wing, Temple Quay House, 2 The Square, Temple Quay, Bristol BS1 6PN (tel: 0117 372 8812).

Note: The above publication was issued by our former department, the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (ODPM). ODPM became Communities and Local Government on 5 May 2006. All references in the text to ODPM now refer to the Department for Communities and Local Government.

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